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Coach Chuck
Keep the Momentum Going
Confidence

6 Strategies to Build Momentum & Motivation

Achieving motivation and momentum when the distractions of life come at such a rapid pace can be challenging. I know. I’ve been there. The old adage “slow and steady wins the race” is actually true. The tortoise in the story of the tortoise and the hare won the race not because he was the smartest or fastest. Rather, he won the race due to his

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5 Ways to Increase Productivity
Focus

5 Ways to Increase Productivity

5 ways to increase productivity through planning at night and thinking less during the day. Nighttime can be magical. We’re all so wise at night! We can plan and craft out the perfect day. We know exactly what we want to do and how we’re going to accomplish it. Tomorrow comes and all our carefully laid plans seem to go awry. By the end of

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Using Time Wisely
Focus

Are you using time wisely or wasting it away?

When was the last time you stopped to reflect if you were using time wisely or if you were wasting it away? There is no arguing that for many of us, an hour or more is simply wasted each day. I’m no more immune to this than you. Just like you, I have many days with pockets of time that could be spent in a

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Staying Focused
Focus

8 Tips for Staying Focused

Staying focused on what matters most is a key to getting the most out of your life. But it seems as though life is moving faster than ever. We have more distractions than we ever had in the past. Everywhere we turn, more seems to be wanted from us and our focus. It’s no wonder it’s so challenging staying focused on what matters most.  With

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Increase Self-Awareness
Clarity

Increase Your Self-Awareness with 6 Simple Tips

What is self-awareness and why is it important? Self-awareness means you know your own self. Being self-aware includes knowing what you like and dislike, recognizing what motivates you, and even being familiar with your strengths and weaknesses. It also means being aware of what “rules” you live by. Following those guidelines and recognizing your own habits all contribute to your level of self-awareness. When you

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Juggling Multiple Goals
Focus

Juggling Multiple Goals Made Easy

Juggling multiple goals can be challenging. Life could be simpler if we just had one or two goals to focus on. The reality is that we have different areas of our lives that we set goals for and need to learn to juggle those multiple goals. We already know that breaking goals down into smaller, specific action steps works when applied to a single goal.

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Focus

SMART Goals for the New Year

New Year’s resolutions can be thought of as a type of goal-setting exercise. Yet, most people tend to be more successful at formally setting goals than they are at reaching what they set out in their resolutions. One of the best ways to guarantee goal-setting success is to ensure that each of your goals or New Year’s resolutions are SMART goals. SMART is an acronym

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Benefits of Practicing Gratitude Daily
Purpose

Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

We often take for granted what we should be thankful for most. There can be many benefits of practicing gratitude daily. When you learn to recognize the situations in your life that you should be grateful for, you can be healthier both mentally and physically, and more resilient when challenges come your way.  It’s never too late to develop a practice of gratitude as a

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Get More Out of Life by Slowing Down
Focus

Get More Out of Life by Slowing Down

It goes against our natural inclination, but you can get more out of life by slowing down. If you were to make a list of everything you want to complete this week, it would likely be even longer than you’d anticipate. The cold, hard fact is that life is one busy ride. To get more done, you’re inclined to rush things. And when you’re always

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Thinking Outside the Box
Clarity

Thinking Outside the Box

Have you ever heard the saying, “Thinking outside the box?” Of course you have! It’s a saying that has been thrown around at our workplaces and in countless personal development books. Thinking outside the box usually creates unique solutions to the most unusual of problems. But it’s not as easy as it sounds. We are all creative, but it can be difficult to tap into

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